作者: Tom LaTourrette John Mendeloff
出版社: RAND
关键词: benefit, cost, trade, offs, effectiveness, implementation, workplace, safety, health, programs, mandatory
页数: 100
出版时间: 2008
ISBN-10: 0833045571
ISBN-13: 9780833045577

In 1998, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) began work on developing a standard that would have required all workplaces to establish a safety and health program, which uses management tools that address general behaviors and procedures to reduce the risk of occupational injuries and illnesses. Although some states already had such programs in place, OSHA argued that worksites with such programs had lower rates of injury and illness and that a federal standard would extend this benefit to worksites without such programs. By 1999, however, OSHA had abandoned its rulemaking
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作者: Bert Klandermans , Marlene Roefs, Johan Olivier
出版社: HSRC Press
关键词: people, state
页数: 258
出版时间: 2001-01-02
ISBN-10: 0796919852
ISBN-13: 9780796919854

In this valuable book, The State of the People, the authors ask a pertinent question - did the transition to democracy improve the state of the South African people? It is the sheer scale of the transition in South Africa that provides a unique opportunity to investigate processes of transition and it was decided that a longitudinal and multi-disciplinary study be launched to register the changes in political opinion, attitude and behaviour of South Africans during the period 1994 to 2000.The research brought together the collective efforts and skills of the experienced - a knowledgeable resea
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作者: Lynn A. Karoly James H. Bigelow
出版社: RAND
关键词: california, executive, summary, education, preschool, investing, universal, economics
页数: 100
出版时间: 2005
ISBN-10: 0833037951
ISBN-13: 9780833037954

There is increased interest in California and other states in providing universal access to publicly funded high-quality preschool education for one or two years prior to kindergarten entry. In considering such a program, policymakers and the public focus on the potential benefits from a universal preschool program, as well as the estimated costs. This study aims to inform such deliberations by conducting an analysis of the economic returns from investing in preschool education in the state of California. The benefit-cost analysis undertaken in this study indicates that there can be positive r
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作者: Geoffrey Gilson
出版社: LULU
关键词: intimacy, informal
页数: 100
出版时间: 26 ?? 2008
eBookDB-ID: ML00260911

A Co-operative Worker-Owner’s Manifesto for improving the business and co-operative performance of Weaver Street Market Co-operative, so that it might better serve its owners, customers and workers.Geoff Gilson is a writer, broadcaster and composer, currently based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.There, he is a Worker-Owner with Weaver Street Market Co-operative, one of the United States’ leading natural food retailing co-operatives.Geoff has a passion for co-operative and other progressive issues, for singing karaoke and playing the drums.You can read the entirety of "Informal Inti
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作者: Richard Silberglitt, Philip S. Anton, David R. Ho
出版社: RAND
关键词: trends, information, drivers, barriers, implications, social, materials, nano, revolution, technology, depth, analyses, bio, global
页数: 100
出版时间: 2006
ISBN-10: 083303975X
ISBN-13: 9780833039750

In 2020, areas of particular importance for technology trends will include biotechnology, nanotechnology, materials technology, and information technology. The authors of this report assessed a sample of 29 countries across the spectrum of scientific advancement (low to high) with respect to their ability to acquire and implement 16 key technology applications (e.g., cheap solar energy, rural wireless communications, genetically modified crops). The study
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作者: Moeketsi Letseka, Michael Cosser, Mignonne Breier ,
出版社: HSRC Press
关键词: destination, graduate, retention, student
页数: 144
出版时间: 2009-01-02
ISBN-10: 0796923094
ISBN-13: 9780796923097

Student attrition has been a perennial theme in South African higher education throughout the past decade. In its National Plan for Higher Education (2001), the Department of Education attributed high dropout rates primarily to financial and/or academic exclusions. Four years later, it reported that 30% of students dropped out in their first year of study and a further 20% during their second and third years.Against this backdrop, the erstwhile research programme on Human Resources Development initiated a research project to investigate more thoroughly why students dropped out, what led them t
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作者: Libby Roderick
出版社: University of Alaska Anchorage
关键词: alaska, questions, natives, issues, cultures, asked, care, native, people, free, medical, frequently
页数: 100
出版时间: 2008-12-31
ISBN-10: 1427632154
ISBN-13: 9781427632159

Do Alaska Native People Get Free Medical Care?* (and other frequently asked questions about Alaska Native issues and cultures) has been prepared by UAA/APU faculty and Anchorage community members as a companion to the Books of the Year. It provides responses to common questions about Alaska Native issues (the answer to the title question is “no; they paid in advance”) and includes recommended readings on a wide variety of topics including identity, language and culture; subsistence; ANCSA; the effects of colonialism; education and health care; and the future.   TABLE of CO
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